Continuing Education

UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve Tours

Over 100 acres on the Whitewater campus’s northeastern border are being restored and actively managed as a native prairie and woodland. You will learn more about native plant species found in prairie and savanna ecosystems as well as the history and future development dreams for the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve.

Four Different Tours in 2024

  • June Blooms in the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve: Wednesday, June 19, 6:00 - 7:15 pm.
  • July Blooms in the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00 - 7:15 pm.
  • August Blooms in the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve: Wednesday, August 14, 6:00 - 7:15 pm.
  • Seed Collecting in the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve: Saturday, October 12, 9:00 - 10:15 am.

Questions? Contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or

Register Online

June Blooms Tour | Click Here To Register
July Blooms Tour | Click Here To Register
August Blooms Tour | Click Here To Register
Seed Collecting Tour | Click Here To Register!

Arrival Information

Check In

An email will be provided to registrants with check-in location prior to the event.  Contact with questions.

Driving Directions
Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here. Campus building addresses can be found here.

Information on parking locations and permit requirements will be emailed to you a couple days before the tour you are registered for. General information on parking is on the Visitor Center website.  

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items. UW-Whitewater will hold all registrants responsible for their conduct. Serious misconduct or disruption will lead to immediate dismissal from event. Registrants dismissed from the event will not receive a refund. Please review the Terms and Conditions for more details.  

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

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What You Will Need to Attend:

  • Water bottle
  • Walking shoes

Meet the Staff

Wes Enterline

Wes Enterline
Sustainability Director

Kari Borne

Kari Borne
Outreach Program Associate Director
(262) 472-1003

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